Arthur from Ontario wanted more room, easier access and less setup time so he replaced his dome with a 10X10' SkyShed. (See Photo)
The shed houses a 16" Meade SCT and a Televue Genesis APO along with an assortment of computer and astro photography accessories. In the winter Arthur will run the equipment remotely from his house a few feet away. Arthur opted for a residential style door and painted it red to make it easier to locate in the dark.
Arthur has also owned a much larger dome in the past which he built over a long period of time and at great expense. When we visited him last week Arthur told us, "My SkyShed is the best observatory I've ever owned". High praise indeed!
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